It is the result of an older sibling’s uncontrolled growth spurt and a crosstown rival’s geekily proportioned, willfully ugly rally car/small crossover SUV mashup that succeeded beyond anyone’s expectations. It’s also the last idiosyncratic hurrah of Toyota’s ultimately failed attempt at creating a separate, youth-oriented marque to better attract buyers that saw the parent brand […]
For those of us whose Lexus fandom extends into the domain of motorsports, past history has been filled with a good share of disappointment, especially in North America with the past demise of American Le Mans Series GT2S and Grand Am Rolex Series Daytona Prototype efforts, and lower-profile privateer attempts such as Team FBR/Trans Sport […]
Toyota enthusiasts may finally get their wish with the next generation Tundra powered by a Cummins 5.0L V8 turbo diesel. An insider source to Wards Auto says that Toyota has been developing an in-house turbo diesel with Hino in 2007 but had halted the project due to the economic downturn. Toyota was serious about the […]
November 17, 2010 – Los Angeles, CA – Its that time again as the major auto show season in the U.S. kicks off at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. There are more than 50 new vehicle debuts, including two major announcements from the Toyota camp. The first is the introduction of the Toyota RAV4 […]
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November 1, 2010 – Las Vegas, CA – Greetings from Sin City where SEMA Show 2010 is starting in just a few hours. We will cover anything and everything Toyota, Lexus and Scion at the show this whole week. All the project cars, all the specialty vehicles…we will cover as much as possible. Stay tuned. […]
The supercar Lexus LFA will make its second visit to Las Vegas at this years SEMA Show 2010 in Pearl Gray. The LFA will sport a new set shoes designed by CEC Wheels. The wheel design looks like a blend of two old school Japanese wheel classics, The Yokohama Advan AVS Model T7 and the Advan […]
October 28, 2010 – Culver City, CA – Hell week is a crucial time for all manufacturers and vendors getting ready for the annual aftermarket auto industry madness in Las Vegas called SEMA Show 2010. Some struggle to get the last finishing touches to their project cars just a few hours before the flood gates […]
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